41 Service Battalion

Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Please do not hesitate to call us for more information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Calgary

Phone: 403-310-ARMY
Email : 41CBG.Recruiting@forces.gc.ca

Edmonton

Phone: 403-310-ARMY
Email: 41CBGRctrEdm@forces.gc.ca

Or

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

Unit Parade Night: from September to June

  • Wednesday evenings 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.,
  • One Saturday a month from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and
  • One weekend a month from 7:00 p.m. Friday to 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

See a complete list of Weapons and Vehicles.

Who We Are

41 Service Battalion is an Army Reserve Combat Service Support unit that trains to provide transportation, supply, and maintenance to field units under combat conditions. With elements in both Calgary (14 Service Company) and Edmonton (15 Service Company), 41 Service Battalion offers critically important logistics support to all Alberta Army Reserve units on both domestic operations and major training events. It has had members serve in both World Wars, Korea, and Afghanistan. The Battalion has also provided a large number of soldiers to augment the Regular Force for operations in Germany, Cyprus, Egypt, Cambodia, Bosnia, Croatia, Haiti and Somalia.

 The battalion traces its origins to the formation of No. 14 Company, Canadian Army Service Corps (CASC) in Calgary on 01 April 1910. 14 Company provided transport, food services, maintenance and some supply functions until February 1922. The unit received different designations through the years including the following: 13th Divisional Train, CASC; 2nd (Reserve) Corps Troops Column Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (RCASC); 4 (Reserve) Armoured Divisional Column, RCASC; 7 Column RCASC; Calgary Service Battalion; and 14 (Calgary) Service Battalion.

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Boyle, CD
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Mark Noble, CD

Contact Us

Calgary

General Sir Arthur Currie Building
4225 Crowchild Trail SW,
Calgary, AB 
T3E 7K4

Phone: 403-310-ARMY

Edmonton

LCol Philip L. Debney Armoury
8403 Roper Rd,
Edmonton, AB 
T6E 6T5

Phone: 403-310-ARMY

News

Apollo, a bull bison

Earth Day: Wainwright’s heritage bison herd inspires Second Annual Bison Run

Wainwright, Alberta — You can’t roller skate in a buffalo herd, according to the questionable wisdom of the late Texas country singer Roger Miller, but you could support Earth Day by running in the second annual Bison Run, if you’ve a mind to.
April 18, 2018

Major General Hetherington, accompanied by Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army Paul Hindo

‘Respect the Arctic environment’: Major-General Simon Hetherington

Ottawa, Ontario — Major-General Simon Hetherington, Commander of the Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre (CADTC), based in Kingston, Ontario, intended to spend a whirlwind weekend in Resolute Bay in late February, 2018 to observe Arctic training going on there – but the “whirlwind” was almost replaced by a blizzard that would have prolonged his stay.
April 13, 2018

The Leopard 2 Armoured Engineering Vehicle

New Leopard 2 Armoured Engineer Vehicle is ‘the natural evolution’

Edmonton, Alberta — As part of the Force Mobility Enhancement (FME) project, the Canadian Army (CA) began receiving 18 new and improved Leopard 2 Armoured Engineer Vehicles (Leo 2 AEVs) in late fall 2017 to provide critical support to the CA’s Leopard 2 main battle tanks, Light Armoured Vehicles, Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles and future fleets.
April 12, 2018

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Our History

41 Service Battalion is a Combat Service Support unit that trains to provide transportation, supply, and maintenance to field units under combat conditions. With elements in both Calgary (14 Forward Support Group) and Edmonton (15 Forward Support Group), 41 Service Battalion offers critically important logistics support to all Alberta Army Reserve units on both domestic operations and major training events. It has had members serve in both World Wars, Korea, and Afghanistan. The Battalion has also provided a large number of soldiers as augmentees to the Regular Force for operations in Germany, Cyprus, Egypt, Cambodia, Bosnia, Croatia, Haiti and Somalia.

The battalion traces its origins to the formation of No. 14 Company, Canadian Army Service Corps (CASC) in Calgary on April 1, 1910. 14 Company provided transport, food services, maintenance and some supply functions until February 1922. The unit received different designations through the years including the following: 13th Divisional Train, CASC; 2nd (Reserve) Corps Troops Column Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (RCASC); 4 (Reserve) Armoured Divisional Column, RCASC; 7 Column RCASC; Calgary Service Battalion; and 14 (Calgary) Service Battalion. The battalion history in Edmonton goes back to immediately after the Second World War. Five independent service support units were brought together under a trial to form one unit called the Experimental Brigade Service Battalion: 154 Transport Company RCASC; 23 Medical Company Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (RCAMC); 7 Ordnance Company Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps (RCOC); 38 Technical Squadron Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers (RCEME); and 15 Provost Platoon Canadian Provost Corps (C Pro C). The unit received different designations through the years including Edmonton Service Battalion and 15 (Edmonton) Service Battalion.

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